Problem 19

Iron mail weighs 3 pounds. A helmet weighs 4 pounds. A full suit of armor weighs 43 pounds. How much more does the full suit of armor weigh than the helmet?

Step 1

What does the problem ask you to find?

A. How much more did the full suit of armor weigh than the mail?

B. How much more did the full suit of armor weigh than the helmet?

C. How much more did the helmet weigh than the mail?

D. How much did the mail, helmet, and armor weigh altogether?

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Step 2 What information is needed to solve the problem?

A. The weight of the helmet

B. The weight of the armor

C. The weight of the mail

D. The weight of the knight

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Step 3 Select the correct expression.

A. 43 - 3

B. 43 - 4

C. 43 + 3

D. 43 + 3 + 4

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Step 4. Select the correct solution.

A. 40 pounds

B. 39 pounds

C. 46 pounds

D. 50 pounds

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